The last of the legal hurdles have been overcome and a funeral service has finally been set for the newborn baby boy who was found dead at a metro Detroit recycling center in January.
An 18-year-old Oakland County man is jailed without bond, accused of killing his infant son with blows to the head.
The 24-year-old Eastpointe mother who is facing child abuse and murder charges in the death of her 2-day-old baby was back in court Monday.
The child’s 18-year-old father is behind bars.
A 22-year-old woman and her 28-year-old boyfriend are facing first-degree murder and torture charges in the death of her son.
Police say Alexie gave birth in a garage in Eastpointe on Dec. 22 and left the baby. It died two days later, likely from exposure to cold weather. The body was found at a recycling center in nearby Roseville on Jan. 14.
Charges have been brought against the father and stepmother of a Detroit boy who was discovered in the bowel’s of his family’s condo after an 11-day disappearance.
Erica Hammel says that after her son’s attack, she started an online petition to get a child abuse registry created.
The Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office believes the 26-year-old mother choked her son to death.
A Calhoun County judge granted a new trial, concluding his trial attorney didn’t do enough to find medical experts to explain the case.